Hyperthyroidism due to struma ovarii: Diagnostic pitfalls and preventing thyroid storm

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Nagai, Koichi ; Yoshida, Hiroshi ; Katayama, Kayo ; Ishidera, Yumi ; Oi, Yuka ; Ando, Noriko ; Shigeta, Hiroyuki (2017)
  • Publisher: Elsevier BV
  • Journal: Gynecology and Minimally Invasive Therapy, volume 6, issue 1, pages 28-30 (issn: 2213-3070)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1016/j.gmit.2016.05.002
  • Subject: RG1-991 | hyperthyroidism | thyroid storm | laparoscopic surgery | scintigraphy | struma ovarii | Gynecology and obstetrics
    mesheuropmc: endocrine system | endocrine system diseases

We report struma ovarii in a case that had hyperthyroidism and was treated with laparoscopic tumor resection. A 40-year-old Japanese woman presented with tachycardia, finger tremor, and weight loss. Although blood examination showed hyperthyroidism, test results for thy... View more
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